Thursday, December 25, 2014

Merry Christmas

Happy Holidays to everyone. May you find peace, happiness, and good health this season, Many blessings!

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Hiking North Shore

Great hiking along the North Shore of Oahu!

Sunday, December 14, 2014

280th Marathon Finish

Finished my 280th marathon today at the Honolulu Marathon here in beautiful Hawaii, just 5 weeks after foot surgery. Special thanks to Spokane Orthopedics. Only 20 more marathons until my 300th marathon! Unstoppable and continuing to Kick Cancers Ass!

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Honolulu Marathon

Excited for the marathon tomorrow!

Friday, December 12, 2014

Hawaii Bound

Excited to run the Honolulu Marathon on Sunday!

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Portland State University Womens Basketball

What an honor to be the guest coach for the Portland State University Womens Basketball team today! Shared an inspirational pre game message with them prior to their game against Gonzaga. A great team with great coaches!

Saturday, December 6, 2014

EWU Football Gameday!

Always an honor to be with Eastern Washington University football Coach Beau Baldwin and the team on the Inferno sidelines for their 2nd round FCS playoff game against Montana today. What an awesome group of young men! 

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from the high ridges of Riverside State Park!

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Inland Imaging Mammo Party

What a honor to host my annual Mammo Party for Inland Imaging tonight! Almost 40 women received their all important annual mammogram screening. Freshly Squeezed and save the TaTa's!

Friday, November 7, 2014

A little surgery!

Getting ready for surgery on my left foot to take care of a few issues for my upcoming marathon in 4 weeks in Honolulu. Very blessed to have such great healthcare providers and orthopedic surgeons!

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

I Graduated!

I saw my surgical oncologist Dr Stephanie Moline from Cancer Care Northwest today and after 5 years I graduated and don't have to be seen there anymore! Woohoo!

Monday, October 27, 2014

Alaska Airlines!

What an unforgettable experience to be a guest of Alaska Airlines today for a behind the scenes tour of their Operations and Maintenance at SEATAC airport! I had the opportunity to met CEO Brad Tilden,  fly a flight simulator, visit the control tower, and an up close and personal tour of the runway. I had a fun filled day meeting some Awesome Alaska Airlines employees! I Am 

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Mt Kit Carson hike

Great hike to the summit of Mt Kit Carson. Cold and foggy, but beautiful. And a close encounter with 3 moose!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

5 Year Anniversary!

5 years ago today I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer and my life has forever been changed! Thank you Cancer for choosing me to follow this journey! It has been a wonderful blessing and I am grateful for having gone through this experience!

Saturday, October 18, 2014

EWU Football Game

On the sidelines with the Eastern Washington University football team on Military Appreciation Day!

Sunday, October 12, 2014

279th Marathon Finish

Finished my 279th lifetime marathon today at the Victoria Marathon here in beautiful BC, Canada and my 45th  marathon since being diagnosed with cancer. As I celebrate my 5 year anniversary as a breast cancer survivor, I stand back and realize just how far I have come these last few years! Warrior Strong!

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Continued Celebration

I am excited to continue my breast cancer awareness month celebration by running the Victoria Marathon on Sunday!

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Eastern Breast Cancer Awareness Game

A special day on the sidelines for the Breast Cancer Awareness game with the Eastern Washington University football team vs Idaho State. Love all the Pink!

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October.....words can not describe how special this month is for me. Not only is it Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but this month marks my 5th year anniversary as a Breast Cancer Survivor! A HUGE milestone!

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Great Canyon Hike

Great hike through the canyons outside Santa Fe, New Mexico!

Saturday, September 27, 2014

700 ESPN Radio Interview

Just finished up a live pre game promo piece with Keith Osso from 700 ESPN Radio to promote the Eastern Washington University Football Cancer Awareness game next Saturday on Oct 4th.

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Awesome 2+ hours of high altitude training on the trails at over 11,000 ft in the mountains of Santa Fe, New Mexico!

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Mt Kit Carson

Great 4 hour hike to the top of Mt Kit Carson! Heading to Albuquerque/Santa Fe, New Mexico next weekend for some high altitude training.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Boston Marathon finish line

Paying my respects at the Boston Marathon Finishline. Warrior Strong meets Boston Strong!

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Alaska Airlines

How exciting to be on one of the first few inaugural flights to Baltimore with Alaska Airlines. It was an honor to fly with this flight crew that treated me like a Rock Star!Thanks to Alaska Airlines for being such an important part of my journey!

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Great Hike!

What a great hike to the top of Mt Kit Carson today! Love this mountain!

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Eastern Football!

On the sidelines of the Eastern vs Mt Western football game!

Monday, August 25, 2014

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

I was nominated for the ALS ice bucket challenge from my buddy Steve Mahr. I in return challenge Hakan Kaya and Melanie Bergman from Cancer Care Northwest and Michele Pratt Treece from Spokane Orthopedics! 

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Alki Beach Run 5k

What an honor to be the Honorary race starter and inspirational speaker at the Alki Beach Run!

Mt Rainer

What a great day hiking the trails of Mt Rainer!

Monday, August 18, 2014

Eastern Washington University Football

What a pleasure to spend the afternoon at practice with the Eastern Washington University football team! What an Awesome group of young men! 

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Great Day on the Centennial Trail

Great day on the Centennial Trail downtown. Looking forward to spending the afternoon tomorrow with the team at the Eastern Washington University football practice.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Monday, August 11, 2014

Alaska Airlines

Another dream come true, the opportunity to marshall in and push back a 737-400 jet this morning for Alaska Airlines at Spokane International Airport! And it was the Tinkerbell themed plane to make it even more magical. Thank you to everyone who made this happen!

Monday, August 4, 2014

Profound Moment!

One of the most profound moments from Pitch for the Cure yesterday. During Pre game warmups, Stryker Trahan from the Hillsboro team came up and shared his new Pink Ribbon tattoo in honor of his mother that just lost her battle. I gave him my balloon to release during the ceremony. He was deeply touched. 

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Pitch for the Cure

A great event here at Spokane Indians Pitch for the Cure! Delivered an inspiring message and did a radio interview with CBS Sports.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Spokane Indians

Looking forward to being apart of the pre game activities tomorrow at the Spokane Indians Pitch for the Cure. I will be out on the Promenade pre game. Stop by and say hello!

Sunday, July 27, 2014

278th Marathon Finish

Finished my 278th marathon today at the San Francisco Marathon and what a treat to run across the Golden Gate Bridge! Some people think that to be strong is to never feel pain, in reality the strongest people are the ones who feel it, understand it, and accept it! Cancer has taught me to be so strong and accept every challenge!

Saturday, July 26, 2014


Beautiful day in San Francisco, going to be gorgeous for the marathon tomorrow!

Saturday, July 19, 2014


Cancer Team

Saw my cancer team at Cancer Care Northwest, Dr Moline, Jill, and Vanessa and gave them Warrior Marathon Runner hats! Special place in my heart for these ladies!

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Mt Kit Carson Summit

Another amazing hike to the summit of Mt Kit Carson. Looking forward to running the San Francisco Marathon in 2 weeks!

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Great Hike

Great 4 hour hike to the top of Mt Kit Carson today!

Friday, July 4, 2014

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Special Birthday Celebration

Thanks everyone for the birthday wishes! I feel so blessed to be alive to celebrate turning another year older and to have kicked Cancer's Ass. Spent the day on the trails of Mt Spokane.

Friday, June 13, 2014

Prime Magazine Article

Honored to be featured in the June/July issue of Prime Magazine. Here is the link.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Pitch for the Cure

Honored to accept the invitation to be the Inspirational Speaker for the Spokane Indians Pitch for the Cure baseball game on Sunday August 3rd.

Sunday, June 1, 2014

277th Marathon Finish!

Finished my 277th marathon today at the Rock N Roll San Diego Marathon! I may not be the fastest one to the finish, but I am a true warrior because I have had the biggest heart through this cancer journey! And today is National Cancer Survivors Day and what a special day it is to be counted as a Survivor!

Friday, May 30, 2014

National Cancer Survivors Day

This Sunday, June 1st is National Cancer Survivors Day. Help an awesome cancer survivor celebrate life! I am celebrating being cancer free by running another marathon!

Monday, May 26, 2014

Great Day On The Trails

Great day on the beautiful trails in the Deep Creek area. Looking forward to running the Rock N Roll San Diego Marathon next weekend.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Livestrong Community Conference

It was an honor and privilege to be the keynote speaker for the Livestrong Community Conference here in Spokane tonight!